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Human Services 

Human Services’ Associate of Applied Science prepares graduates for the expansive field of human and social services and advanced study in social work, counseling, and additional behavioral sciences.

This Program is Right For You If

  • Be a beacon of hope for struggling children and families
  • Break the chains of addiction as a skilled treatment provider
  • Provide care, dignity and empowerment for our aging community
  • Advocate—becoming a voice for the oppressed and silenced

THIS PROGRAM WILL TEACH YOU

  • Addictions, Mental Wellness and Recovery Models of Care
  • Social Work Theory, Policy, Evidenced Based Practices and Treatment Planning
  • Assessment, Motivational Interviewing, Group Facilitation, and Case Management
  • Community Resources, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Ohio Benefits Bank

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Human Services’ Associate of Applied Science articulates fully as a concentration in the Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies.  
  • Human Services’ concentration is guaranteed to be delivered in its entirety through Salem Campus.  
  • Human Services’ HDFS students are able to self-specialize in their desired population of interest.  
  • Human Services’ graduates may pursue additional behavioral sciences degree programs such as psychology, sociology and public health, etc. 

DISCLAIMER

Students complete the majority of the required courses on a Kent State University campus/location and some courses on-line.  The degree would be awarded by the approved campus or college.

Human Services Contact Information: 

Kimberly Steele, PCC/S, LICDC-CS, LSW
Academic Program Director, Human Services
Email:  ksteele6@kent.edu
Office:  330-337-4283
Personal Cell:  330-853-8149

Admissions Process

University Catalog and Roadmaps 2018 - 2019

What Can I do with this Major?


ASSOCIATIONS/ AFFILIATIONS

Ohio Coalition of Associate Degree Human Service Educators
www.ocadhse.com/

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board-Social Work Assistant
cswmft.ohio.gov/

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board-Chemical Dependency Counseling Assistant
ocdp.ohio.gov/licensing.stm